05 October 1929 - 27 February 2018
Funeral Date: 03 March 2018
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Caribou – Vernal Mitchell Greenier, 88, passed away peacefully February 27, 2018 after a brief illness. He was born October 5, 1929 the son of the late Edward and Annabell (Martin) Greenier. Vernal married the love of his life Barbara Bourgoine on November 21, 1950 and they had 60 years of wedded bliss before she passed away in 2011. Vernal spent many years as a dairy farmer where he delivered milk from house to house as well as a potato farmer. In the later years he was a mechanic for Potato Service in Presque Isle. On sunny days you would find him tending his garden or in his garage listening to his extensive collection of country music. Vernal was a family man and enjoyed his seven children. In addition to his wife, he is predeceased by numerous brothers and sisters. He is survived by his children, Cathy Preston of Newark Valley, N.Y., Sheila Belanger and husband Greg of Caribou, Judy Berube and husband Scott of Norfolk, Ct., Danny Greenier, Scott Greenier and Tim Greenier and Peter Greenier and wife Diane all of Caribou. His grandchildren Garrett and wife Heidi, Christopher and wife Wendy, Keith and wife Leanda, Jessica and husband James, Dylan, Danielle, Sarae, Halle Greenier and Jakeb and Linsey Pelletier , great-grandchildren Hayley, Taylor, Brandon, Skylar, Peighton, Devin, Noah, Isla, Dean and Mason and one great-great grandchild Morgan, four sisters, Donna Barden of Lumberton, N.C., Diane Normandin of Enfield, Ct., Phyllis Tatham of Hilton, N.H., and Loretta Mattoon of Fairpoint, N.Y., as well as many nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Mockler Funeral Home, 24 Reservoir Street, Caribou, Maine from 6 - 8 p.m. Saturday March 3, 2018. Interment will be at the St. Louis Cemetery in Limestone.